IoT: Creativity Unleashed Jim O'Reilly 6/27/2014 (14) comments Innovation in high-tech has been stagnant for years, but IoT will open new horizons. The result should be a boom for components.
Trade Secrets: Protecting Your Key Assets Craig Moss 6/23/2014 (19) comments Companies need to take measures to prevent the theft of critical trade secrets along global supply chains -- a threat that is growing with the fragmentation of supply chains, digitization of information, and increasingly competitive marketplace.
Live Chat 6/23: Smart Homes, Semis & the Proliferation of Small Data Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/19/2014 (2) comments As much as we talk about big data, "little data" (all those bits and bytes generated by smart appliances and technologies) are also going to change the industry. We've invited Cees Links, founder and CEO of fabless semiconductor company GreenPeak Technologies and a pioneer of the wireless data industry, to talk about how the evolution of smart home data communications and the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to affect the electronics industry.
10 Robots You Don't Want to Mess With Ann R. Thryft 6/18/2014 (9) comments The current crop of military robots includes small, tank-like unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs); more specialized types like large autonomous vehicles; and both large and small winged robots, one carrying its own fuel cell.
Connecting the Dots in Design for Environment Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/13/2014 (14) comments In order to achieve true sustainability, OEMs need to be thinking about the environment from the day a product idea is captured on paper all the way until it makes its way to the landfill or recycling center.
IoT & the Innovation Gap Christian DeFeo 6/11/2014 (9) comments Too often, innovation gets mired in the corporate mindset. To move ahead, organizations need to find ways to allow innovation without complete assurance of ROI.
Sustaining a Green, Global Business Suzanne Deffree 6/6/2014 (7) comments John Beimfohr, Avnet's senior director of integration operations, shares his expertise on what it takes to be an environmentally conscious organization and the green, financial, and social benefits of doing so.
Transparency at the Cross Dock Michael B. Lee 6/4/2014 (2) comments The cross dock has long been a critical tool for companies in the last mile of the supply chain. But today's increasingly fast-paced, high-complexity environment brings a new set of challenges.
Drone or Not, Speed Counts Frank Cavallaro 5/20/2014 (43) comments Amazon has raised the bar for speedy deliveries, making the decision to outsource fulfillment to the right provider all the more crucial.
Choosing Transistors James Bryant 4/30/2014 (7) comments There are tens of thousands, possibly hundreds of thousands, of different types of discrete transistor, and there are almost always a few places in a system where a discrete transistor is necessary. Which do we choose, and why?
Supply Chain Should Bank on Business Networks Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/1/2014 (2) comments Increasingly, procurement is evolving as a strategic function within most manufacturing organizations. Business networks are evolving to connect the supply chain and give procurement the edge it needs.
The Changing Sound of the Drive Pallab Chatterjee 3/31/2014 (1) comment Sound insulation in the cabin has been increasing, and so has the isolation from the sounds of driving. A trend to address the issue of what the car engine is doing is to play engine sound through the audio system of the car to the cabin.
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